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Highlands is on the northwest side of Pensacola in Escambia County. The neighborhood is off North Blue Angel Parkway near Saufley Field Road. Central Pensacola is 15 minutes away by car, and Pensacola Beach is 30 minutes away.
The neighborhood is close to Perdido Bay and Saufley Field. Shopping and groceries are available at the Bellview Shopping Center, just east on Saufley Field Road. The closest park is Meadowbrook Park, which offers a playground and covered picnic area.
Public education is provided by the Escambia County School District. Children can attend Bellview Elementary, Bellview Middle School, or Escambia High School. Private and alternative schools in the area include the Escambia Bay Marine Institute, an alternative school with classes for grades 6 through 12, and the Christian Institute of Arts and Sciences, serving grades 1 through 12. Area colleges include the University of Western Florida and Pensacola State College.
Religious services can be found nearby at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Bellview United Methodist, Bellview Church of Christ, Bellview Baptist Church, and Shepherd Mission Fellowship. The closest library is West Side Branch Library on West Cervantes Street.
Residents can enjoy golf at nearby Marcus Pointe Golf Course, an 18-hole championship course set on 600 acres of wooded land. The fairgrounds, which are nearby, are once a year home to the Pensacola International Fair. Pensacola Beach, just a short drive away, offers swimming, kayaking, snorkling, and free concerts throughout the summer.
Arts and culture in the surrounding area are showcased at the Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola Little Theatre, the Pensacola Opera, and the Pensacola Cultural Center.